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BHAKTAPUR
« on: December 25, 2006, 12:55:54 PM »
Bhaktapur The City of Devotees


Bhaktapur (27.67?N 85.43?E. Also Bhadgaon or Khwopa) is an ancient Newari town in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal and the third largest city in the Kathmandu valley. The city was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom from the 12th to the 15th century.

Four square miles of land situated at an altitude of 1,401 meter from sea-level is a home to Traditional art and architecture, pottery and weaving industries, rich local customs and culture, and the every-day life of Bhaktapur people.
All that and more will have you visit this untouched ancient city more than once! Nepal's Malla dynasty's achievements in arts and crafts are reflected throughout the Bhaktapur city.
Bhaktapur is also known by woodcarving artists, for it's cap known as Bhadgaon Topi, and for it's curd known by Nepalese as the `Bhaktapur ko Dahe' (meaning Curd made in Bhaktapur).
Tourists visiting the city also take the time to relax and observe other interesting happenings in the city such as children's playing outside their home and in temple yards, busy and color-full open markets, women's making clay-pots, weaving, and sun-drying crops and vegetable products.
Bhaktapur is located at 14 km east of Kathmandu and can be reached by public transport. A day-trip to Bhaktapur is a popular tourist itinerary

Bhaktapur Durbar Square
The Golden Gate is the entrance to the main courtyard of the Palace of 55 Windows. Built by King Ranjit Malla, the Gate is one of the most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. This gate is embellished with deities and monsters with marvelous intricacy. The le Palace of 55 Windows was built in the 17th century. Among the brick walls in their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony of 55 Windows. This balcony is a masterpiece of wood carving. The stone temple of Batsala Devi which is also located in the Durbar Square is full of intricate carvings. This temple also sets a beautlful example of Shikhara style architecture in Nepal. There is a bronze bell on the , terrace of the temple which is also known as the "Bell of Barking Dogs". This colossal bell, placed in 1737 AD, was rung to signal curfew during those days. Superior artistry of the Golden Gate at Bhaktapur The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the Picture Gallery, the Batsala temple, etc. A magnificent statue of King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship is placed on a column facing the palace of the many windows.
 
The Bhaktapur National Art Gallery
It is Located in the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Rare paintings, and manuscripts with painted covers and illustrations can be found in this museum. Gallery contains brass, bronze, stone and wooden images, gallery is explored by tourists for medieval art tradition of Nepal. Gallery is closed on Thursday and public holidays.
 
Nyatapole Temple
This five-storey pagoda was built in 1702 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla. It stands on a five-terraced platform. On each of the terraces squat a pair of figures. This is one of the tallest pagodas and is famous for its massive structure and subtle workmanship.
 
Bhairavnath Temple of Bhaktapur
Built as a one-story pagoda during the reign of King Jagat Jyoti Malla, later changed into a three-storey temple in 1718 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla, this temple now stands for its artistic grandeur. Bhairavnath temple is dedicated to Lord Bhairav - the god of Terror
 
Dattatraya Temple
Built in 1427 A.D., this temple is said to have been built from the trunk of a single tree. Near this temple is a monastery with exquisitely carved peacock window

Surya Vinayak  
Situated in a beautiful surrounding of Bhadgaon, the temple of Ganesh is placed in a sylvan setting to catch the first rays of the rising sun. It is a good picnic spot flanked by many attractive landscapes.
 
Getting There
From Kathmandu, take a taxi or a bus or ride a bike. Ride should not cost more than Rs 300 for a taxi or Rs 10 for a public bus that leaves from Bagbazaar Bus Station. By taxi you will arrive in Bhaktapur in about 30 minutes, and about 45 minutes by public bus. You can also ride a bike to get to the city in about 45 to 50 minutes.

source  www.sherpagroup.org
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Re: BHAKTAPUR
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2006, 08:21:56 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2007, 03:32:47 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2007, 12:05:22 AM »
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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2007, 07:04:06 AM »
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« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2007, 07:47:05 AM »
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« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2007, 08:16:00 AM »
aja  deuso ...... bharkhar  bihan ko  8 bajyo
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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2007, 10:39:09 PM »
55jhyaal darbar bata herirako chha pasang bhai le

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« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2007, 05:35:41 AM »
aja  deuso ...... bharkhar  bihan ko  8 bajyo
...yaha ko deusa bhaneko ni ....
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« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2007, 07:00:30 AM »
yeah  tyo chaine huinne  sakla  tara yha ta bihan  cha ni broda
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Re: BHAKTAPUR
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2007, 02:44:03 PM »
wow  bhaktapur  valley  ko euta ramro  thau ........jau jau lagne
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« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2007, 06:26:44 PM »
Ma ta eekbela matrai gayeko chu Bhaktapur!..Aba pheri jaanu parla!

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« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2007, 09:43:18 PM »
chyang  daro paaucha  bhaktapur ma soad  bro
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« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2007, 09:07:10 AM »
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